Whole person. Whole health.

When it comes to patient care, HSC is focused on the big picture.

What is Whole Health?

Caring for the whole person means more than treating their immediate symptoms. It means empowering people to participate in their physical, mental, spiritual and financial well-being, and creating environments where they can thrive. HSC is leading the way in promoting Whole Health in North Texas.

The seven components
of whole health

Seven key components work together — and add up to a smarter, more complete approach to wellness.

HSC whole person, whole health

Working with the community, workplace and campus to support initiatives that improve health and wellness for all.

Being mindful of each person’s spiritual needs.

Embracing nutrition, fitness, activity and sleep as components of the whole person.

Empowering people to identify their own needs.

Connecting people with the programs and resources they need to maintain a state of well-being.

Providing information and screenings designed to create healthier surroundings at work and at home.

Helping people navigate the complex financial landscape though referrals and advocacy.

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The elderly woman always asked for a sandwich. She arrived at the hospital by ambulance, alone every time and grateful to see familiar faces — and very hungry. Back when Jessica Rangel, The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth’s executive vice president of Health Systems, was a nurse on clinical rotations, she visited the elderly woman’s home.

When a patient is diagnosed with a life-altering chronic illness, that person’s emotional state can plummet. Roughly 37 million Americans have diabetes, for example, and they are two to three times more likely to develop depression than people without the disease.

It’s the middle of finals week, you have three exams in the next two days and you’ve spent more time in the library with your textbooks than you have at home. The stress is making it hard to focus and you’d love to take a walk to clear your mind, but you don’t have enough time before your first exam.